Options in Geography
Options, a prescribed set of a minimum of four (4.0) full credit equivalents with a particular disciplinary focus, can be completed as part of an undergraduate degree.
To be eligible, students must successfully complete the requirements of both the option and the Honours or General program in which they are enrolled.
An option appears on the academic transcript but does not appear on the degree parchment.
The Option in Circumpolar Studies connects students to the emerging field of Arctic and Northern Studies. It has been inspired by the importance of the Circumpolar World under conditions of climate change, globalization and unprecedented accessibility of the Circumpolar region to the outside world. This interdisciplinary option will be of importance for students engaged in political studies, geography and natural sciences, legal and health studies, history, cultural and Indigenous studies, and the study of Canada more broadly.
Trent University, in collaboration with Fleming College, offers an Option in Geographical Information Systems. This Option is available to students in the Honours programs at Trent University in Geography, Environmental and Resource Science/ Studies, or Archaeology. Students admitted to the program register as full-time Fleming students during the third year of their Honours program. Classes are held at the Frost Campus of Fleming College in Lindsay.
Option in Planning
The Option in Planning offers students a career-focused stream for students interested in urban planning. Students who have fulfilled the requirements for an Honours or a General degree in any subject may graduate with an Option in Planning if they have successfully completed the following 4.0 credits:
– 2.5 GEOG credits consisting of GEOG 1030H, GEOG-ERSC 2090H, GEOG-CAST 2710H, GEOGCAST 3710H, and GEOG-ERST 3790H
– 1.0 credit from ERST 3502H, ERST 4810H, GEOG 2310H, GEOG 3110H* or ERST 3000H*, GEOG-WMST-CAST 3220H, GEOG-NURS 3820H, GEOG-CAST-SAFS 4444H, INDG-GEOG 3202H, INDG-ERST-IESS 4730H, or POST-CAST-GEOG 4555H
– 0.5 credit from EGEO-ERSC-GEOG 3003H, ERSC-GEOG 3010H, ERST 3081H, ERST 3250H, ERSTGEOG 4140H, GEOG-ERSC 3020H, GEOG 3530H, or GEOG-CAST-ERST 3720H
*Only one of GEOG 3110H or ERST 3000H may be counted toward the Option.